Tag: Media

Headbanger Sculpin

After heading up to Erie yesterday, today is just a lazy Sunday. Calls for plenty of sitting around with afternoon football, and a few fly tying videos. The highlight of which is definitely the Headbanger Sculpin, brought to us by Rich Strolis and the fellas at Schultz Outfitters. It looks to be an effective pattern, read more …

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Trout & Feather – Tim Cammisa

There are so many people online putting out fly tying tutorials today, and that makes the information more available than it ever has been. However, this abundance makes it easy for the sources to blend together. Even in this ‘market,’ Tim Cammisa has a personality, and an air of sincerity that differentiates him from the read more …

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How to Fish a Soft Hackle

There are a lot of fly fishing tutorials available online, but like anything else on the internet, you’ll likely need to do a bit of sorting. Luckily though, RIO Products is making the decision easy with their new introductory series of videos. The first video in the series, “How to Fish a Soft Hackle,” has read more …

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Cleaning Up Those Dirty Pictures

As someone who tries to share photos of flies on a regular basis, I definitely still struggle with the logistics of taking the photographs. With hair, wire, synthetics, dubbing, and thread packed within tight confines, it can be difficult. Overwings can cast shadows on the thorax of the fly, legs cause the fly to sit read more …

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Science Vs – Some Thoughts

I’ve never been particularly reticent to discuss podcasts here, but usually there is some relationship to fly fishing. And technically, that’s still the case today, but I suppose that connection is slightly more tenuous, so… you’ve been warned. Recently, I’ve been getting deeper and deeper entwined in the podcasts offered by Gimlet media, and “Science read more …

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Bluelining – Redington: Find Your Water

Redington nails it again with the latest in their series of ‘Find Your Water’ videos. This one follows a pair of younger anglers through the southern Appalachian foothills. In only a few minutes, this video perfectly exemplifies what I love about bluelining here in the Laurel Highlands. Short video. Definitely inspiring. Check it out below. read more …

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The Open Fly Podcast – A Eulogy

In the course of writing reviews for my favorite podcasts, I came across a blurb from Evan of “The Open Fly” podcast. It was titled, “Stick a Fork in Us, We’re Done.” Above the title stood a symbolic equation; the equation’s right hand showing a cartoonish fork driven into the ‘Open Fly’ logo. The Open read more …

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Podcasts, and Why You Should Be Listening If You Aren’t Already…

At this point, if you’re not listening to podcasts, you’re officially not “with it” anymore, but that’s alright, we’ve got your back. I probably don’t have to tell you this, but media illiteracy is a real struggle, so let’s start simple. Podcasts are essentially mini ‘radio shows’ that you can control. They were popularized during read more …

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